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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in MongoDB server affect IBM Cloud App Management

Security Bulletin


There are vulnerabilities in MongoDB used by IBM® Cloud App Management. IBM® Cloud App Management has addressed the applicable CVEs in a later version.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-2389
DESCRIPTION: MongoDB Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw in the SysV init scripts. By inserting a specially-crafted PID file, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the kill to MongoDB process.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2019-2390
DESCRIPTION: MongoDB Server could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By creating malicious OpenSSL configuration files in a fixed location, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cloud App Management V2019.2.0


IBM Cloud App Management was updated to remove MongoDB. Install or upgrade to a later version of IBM Cloud App Management to address these security vulnerabilities. IBM Cloud App Management V2019.2.1 and V2019.3.0 are available on  IBM Passport Advantage .

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Bulletin created 22 October 2019

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
23 October 2019